A podcast about history

That's not stuck in the past


Have you ever wondered what the East Bay was like before colonization? In this episode, Corrina Gould of Indian People Organizing for Change shares knowledge of how her ancestors, the Ohlone people, maintained a relatively peaceful culture here for thousands of years. Although this history was nearly wiped out, struggles to protect sacred shellmound sites—some of them older than the Egyptian pyramids—have sparked a movement to honor this region’s original inhabitants and reclaim “lost” languages, crafts and practices.

Read more on this topic: “Living on Ohlone Land” [East Bay Express, May 30, 2018; Will Parrish]

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How battles over sacred sites have revived Ohlone culture
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